Thread: Proposal: Van (Bieksa) - TB (Purcell)
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05-16-2013, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by StringerBell View Post
I never said the value wasn't fair, although I think we could get a bit more for Bieksa, just that I don't like the form of the return. If we couldn't get young talent, which you seem confident we couldn't, I'd rather keep him.

I guess we'll just agree to disagree that Purcell is what the Canucks need.
Its not that I think there wouldn't be offers for youth, its that I don't think they would be worthwhile. Teams tend to be reticent to move young guys whose value isn't primarily based in potential and that kind of risk doesn't make sense for the Canucks.

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